Trusted Self Storage Professionals

About Us

Trusted Self Storage Professionals (Trusted) is a management company that specializes in self-storage facilities. Trusted’s key members are all specialized in their own areas, making Trusted a well-rounded and accountable organization. Allow Trusted to be part of your team and see the difference Trusted can do for your facility.

At Trusted we pride ourselves in collaborating with owners to get the results they are looking for. Whether you’re a hands on owner that simply would like a second opinion or you are the owner that would like us to take 100% control over your facility, and simply send you the numbers at the end of the week, we at Trusted are here to help.

Management Services

Trusted is a third party management service for both stabilized and lease up properties. Trusted is currently managing storage facilities that have just been built, as well as mature facilities that benefit from our attention to detail. Trusted uses a comprehensive management approach:

  • Revenue management, including traditional and internet marketing, and tracking what works.
  • Ongoing employee development and training.
  • Frequent site reviews/close oversight.
  • Use of high rated management software to monitor and measure site activities.
  • Team approval that welcomes owner input and participation with key members of Trusted.
  • Transparent management and reporting style allowing owner 24/7 access to key site activity reports.
  • Customized management approach to fit owners goals (not a one-size fits all approach).

Self Storage Consulting

Trusted offers a large variety of consulting services, from audits, to revenue opportunities, to management problems. Based on years of experience in helping operators resolve management issues of all types, Trusted has identified operational considerations that are necessary for maximizing cash flow.

  • Revenue Management: Occupied/Vacant
  • Review Closing Ratios
  • Size by Size Occupancy Analysis
  • Delinquency Analysis
  • Loss-to-Lease Variance Review
  • Managing Unit Inventory
  • Prospect Traffic Source Review – Effectiveness of Marketing and Your Tracking System
  • Best Practices of Website/Internet Traffic
  • Service Contract Review
  • Curb Appeal/Signage/Office Presentation Discussion
  • Ancillary Income

Meet Our Team

Mike Gately, President, Trusted Self Storage Professional

Mike Gately, Trusted’s official President Emeritus, joined forces with Hank Daughtry in 2010 to establishTrusted and served as President for its first 11 years. For 14 years prior to creating Trusted, Mike managed a 24-store self-storage portfolio located in Texas and 5 other states. Mike served as President of the Texas Self Storage Association (2013-2014) and has presented at seminars and webinars for storage managers and owners on behalf of TSSA. Mike graduated from the University of Houston, earning a Master’s in Business Administration. He is a Certified Property Manager through the Institute of Real Estate Management and a licensed Texas Real Estate Broker.

Vianney Jasik, Executive Vice President, Trusted Self Storage Professionals

Vianney Jasik, Trusted’s President, was introduced to the storage industry in 2011. Vianney graduated from Texas State University, earning a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts & Communication in 2008. Vianney began her storage journey as an Assistant Manager and grew within the company from Manager to Marketing Director to Director of Operations to Executive Vice President to proudly being honored with the title of President. Vianney oversees the overall operations of all storage facilities and works closely with all team members ensuring maximum efficiency across the portfolio. Her previous marketing experience ensures that each facility is operating with best practices as far as website development, SEO, advertising, and staying up to date with the latest trends. When Vianney doesn’t have her leader hat on, she enjoys spending time with family and friends “glamping” at local RV destinations throughout the great state of Texas.

Megan Dybowski, Vice President, Trusted Self Storage Professionals

Megan Dybowski, Trusted’s Vice President, began her self-storage journey over 30 years ago as a small child growing up in the business alongside her grandparents Hank and Kaye Daughtry. While earning her Bachelor of Arts with a Major in ESL and Education from St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX, Megan spent her summers as Assistant Manager at one of her family’s storage properties. She joined the Trusted team in 2014 starting out as an Assistant Manager, working with seasoned professionals in the industry to gain more knowledge from an owner/developer side. She currently uses her teaching skills to help in sales and operational training for self-storage managers, conduct site audits and helps managers set achievable goals. 

Marie Mendez, Corporate Secretary and Controller, Trusted Self Storage Professionals
Marie Mendez
, Trusted’s Controller, leads the accounting department. With thirty-five years of public accounting and private sector experience. Marie is the company’s Corporate Secretary and Controller. She has provided quality controls for the numerous storage properties owned and managed by Trusted’s main principal, Hank Daughtry, since 1994. In addition to the storage industry, she also has provided accounting services for commercial real estate and investment companies. Her attention to detail and development of an organized system of accountability is what keeps our clients profitable. Marie Mendez has a Bachelor of Arts in accounting from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas.

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